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1  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Announcements & Updates / Mellencamp Newsletter: iHeart Radio Special Thurs / Seth Meyers This Wed on: April 25, 2017, 05:50:48 pm
JOHN PERFORMING AT THE iHEART RADIO THEATER TRIBECA THIS THURSDAY - BROADCAST ON RADIO STATIONS NATIONWIDE!
John Mellencamp is releasing his brand new album this Friday and he is kicking off the celebration with NYC's Q104.3, this Thursday night, right downstairs from their studio.  John will talk with Jim Kerr and perform a set that includes new songs from  Sad Clowns & Hillbillies at the iHeartRadio Theater in TriBeCa!


The special will air online and on radio live at 7 PM EDT on iHeartRadio.com. The show will be broadcast on radio stations live across the country, along with with iHeartMedia’s Classic Rock, Classic Hits, Oldies and Variety Hits Radio Stations on the iHeartRadio app, iHeartMedia’s all-in-one digital music and live streaming radio service.  Find your local radio station(s) broadcasting the show HERE. https://www.iheart.com/live/country/US/city/new-york-ny-159/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=HERE&utm_campaign=SadClownsiheart
 


JOHN ON LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS WEDNESDAY
John will be the musical guest on NBC TV's  Late Night With Seth Meyers this Wednesday, April 26th two days before the release of his 23rd full length record Sad Clowns & Hillbillies.  Check your local listings for air times.



SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES ALBUM PREMIERE ON SIRIUS XM OUTLAW COUNTRY CHANNEL 60 FRIDAY!
Friday evening at 5pm EDT, John will appear at the SiriusXM Studios premiering his new release Sad Clowns & Hillbillies on Outlaw Country.  If you don't have a SiriusXM account, you can listen to the interview when you sign up for a free trial. https://player.siriusxm.com/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=HERE&utm_campaign=SadClownsiheart#/login


NPR MUSIC FIRST LISTEN: JOHN MELLENCAMP SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES
 Check out John's incredible new release Sad Clowns & Hillbillies in its entirety on NPR First Listen streaming this week, plus read Jim Allen's complete review of the forthcoming album released this Friday, April 28th on Republic Records on Mellencamp.com.
 

SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES STREET TEAM RETAIL CHECKS PARTICIPANTS WANTED
Sad Clowns & Hillbillies comes out THIS FRIDAY April 28th!  We need fans to help out with a JM Street Team project by checking local retailers, focusing on your local Walmart, Barnes and Nobles, Target and Best Buy stores. We need you to confirm that Sad Clowns & Hillbillies is available for purchase between Friday April 28th and Monday, May 1st.

Fans will submit their observations via an online form. Fans who submit 5 or more checks will receive a PERSONALIZED & AUTOGRAPHED SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES CD COVER from John, along with being entered into a random drawing for some cool prizes! Anyone who submits even just one store check will be elegible for the random prizes, so be sure to check your local store this weekend!

Three fans will win an autographed John Mellencamp 1978 - 2012 box set
 Two fans will win A Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Merch bundle
 1 fan will win the grand prize of an AUTOGRAPHED GUITAR!

If you are interested in helping out please email help@mellencamp.com with the words "RETAIL CHECKS" in the subject of your email. Be sure to tell us what city and state's stores you will be checking. We will reply with more info!

Each participant will be required to email a photo of their store selling the album along with the address of each store checked.
 


Thank you for your continued support!!

TonyB & SharonC - The Mellencamp.com Web Team - help@mellencamp.com
 
 

 
2  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Announcements & Updates / SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES STREET TEAM RETAIL CHECKS PARTICIPANTS WANTED on: April 25, 2017, 05:46:59 pm
Sad Clowns & Hillbillies comes out THIS FRIDAY April 28th!  We need fans to help out with a JM Street Team project by checking local retailers, focusing on your local Walmart, Barnes and Nobles, Target and Best Buy stores. We need you to confirm that Sad Clowns & Hillbillies is available for purchase between Friday April 28th and Monday, May 1st.

Fans will submit their observations via an online form. Fans who submit 5 or more checks will receive a PERSONALIZED & AUTOGRAPHED SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES CD COVER from John, along with being entered into a random drawing for some cool prizes! Anyone who submits even just one store check will be elegible for the random prizes, so be sure to check your local store this weekend!

Three fans will win an autographed John Mellencamp 1978 - 2012 box set
 Two fans will win A Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Merch bundle
 1 fan will win the grand prize of an AUTOGRAPHED GUITAR!

If you are interested in helping out please email help@mellencamp.com with the words "RETAIL CHECKS" in the subject of your email. Be sure to tell us what city and state's stores you will be checking. We will reply with more info!

Each participant will be required to email a photo of their store selling the album along with the address of each store checked.
3  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Announcements & Updates / Re: EXCLUSIVE FAN OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK in NYC ! on: April 19, 2017, 06:37:10 pm
Thursday nights event on 4/27 is at iHeartRadio Theater Tribeca It’s a live broadcast as John talks with Jim Kerr Q104.3 FM and plays a whole lot of live new music including tunes from the new album Sad Clowns and Hillbillies and lots of great Mellencamp classics. If you want to be part of this incredible event email help@mellencamp.com!
4  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Announcements & Updates / EXCLUSIVE FAN OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK in NYC ! on: April 19, 2017, 01:31:16 pm
On Thursday April 27th, the day before John's new album Sad Clowns & Hillbillies is released, John will be playing an exclusive show with his entire band in the evening in New York City and we have fan tickets to give away!

If you are interested in attending please email help@mellencamp.com with the subject of April 27 NYC event and we will put you on the list and send more details once we have them.
In addition the next day, Friday, April 28th the release date of the record, John will host a interview session in the late afternoon in New York City and you can join us! If you are interested in attending please email help@mellencamp.com with the subject of April 28 NYC event and we will put you on the list and send more details once we have them.

Please only respond if you for sure want to attend as we only have a limited number of seats and we want to make sure that John's biggest fans get to attend! There is no guarantee that we will be able to accept all requests from fans to attend due to space limitations.
Once we confirm all of the logistics we will email you all the specifics (time & locations).
5  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Announcements & Updates / Canfield Fair Added To The Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Summer Tour! on: April 17, 2017, 09:30:38 am
John has added yet another date to his Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Tour! Join us at the Canfield Fair in Canfield, OH on September 3rd. Our Mellencamp.com pre-sale is TOMORROW at 10 AM EDT on sale until 4/20 at 10 PM EDT.  The Public onsale begins at 10 AM EDT on Friday, April 21st.
6  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Announcements & Updates / CMT Crossroads Videos on: April 04, 2017, 04:55:36 pm
Cherry Bomb
Grandview
Wagon Wheel
If I Told You
Hold My Hand
Alright
Longest Days
Pink Houses
7  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Announcements & Updates / Re: Mellencamp Newsletter: Saratoga, CA Pre-Sale Tickets Today / Monday on: April 03, 2017, 02:52:57 pm
Had the same experience.  The presale code didn't work.  Went through the steps and it said the purchase was still restricted.


I just went through the process and had no problems.  It does make you register with AXS
8  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Announcements & Updates / Mellencamp Newsletter: Saratoga, CA Pre-Sale Tickets Today / Monday on: April 03, 2017, 11:20:45 am
JUNE 13TH & 14TH SARATOGA, CALIFORNIA SHOWS PRE-SALE TODAY AT 12 PM 
Our Mellencamp.com pre-sale for John's two shows at The Mountain Winery in Saratoga, CA will begin TODAY Monday, April 3rd at 12 PM PST and run through  Thurs. April 6th 10 PM PST. Please note that the Front Row VIP Packages are not available for these shows. The Diamond Packages will be available for purchase. Learn more about our Mellencamp.com members only pre-sale HERE. 



Tickets are currently on sale for most of John's shows for the Sad Clowns & Hillbillies tour! Every online ticket purchased for the tour (excluding Fair & Festival shows) comes with one (1) physical CD of John Mellencamp's forthcoming album, Sad Clowns & Hillbillies. Redeem yours today! LEARN MORE

MELLENCAMP.COM SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES VIP TICKET PACKAGES
We are offering Front Row VIP Ticket Packages and Diamond VIP Packages for most shows on the Summer 2017 Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Tour. Limit of six (6) per order. To find out if your show has VIP packages offered, click the blue info icon on the Mellencamp.com TOUR page. Quantities are very limited so act quickly!

JOHN MELLENCAMP SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES 2017 SUMMER TOUR DATES
June 05 - Greenwood Village, CO - Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
June 07 - Boise, ID - Outlaw Field at the Idaho Botanical Garden
June 08 - Redmond, WA - Marymoor Park
June 10 - Troutdale, OR - McMenamins Edgefield #
June 11 - Bend, OR - Les Schwab Amphitheater #
June 13 - Saratoga, CA - The Mountain Winery
June 14 - Saratoga, CA - The Mountain Winery
June 17 - Murphys, CA - Ironstone Amphitheatre
June 18 - Los Angeles, CA - Greek Theatre
June 21 - Grand Prairie, TX - Verizon Theatre
June 22 - Sugar Land, TX - Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
June 24 - Saint Augustine, FL - Saint Augustine Amphitheatre
June 25 - Boca Raton, FL - Mizner Park Amphitheatre
June 27 - Atlanta, GA - Chastain Park Amphitheatre
June 28 - Cary, NC - Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre
June 30 - Gilford, NH - Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
July 01 - Lenox, MA - Tanglewood
July 03 - Vienna, VA - Wolf Trap
July 06 - Philadelphia, PA - The Mann Music Center
July 07 - Bethel, NY - Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
July 08 - Canandaigua, NY - CMAC
July 11 - New York, NY - Forest Hills Stadium
August 04 - West Allis, WI - Wisconsin State Fair *
August 05 - Davenport, IA - Mississippi Valley Fair *
August 13 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena *
August 14 - Boston, MA - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion *
August 19 - Des Moines, IA - Iowa State Fair *
August 20 - Springfield, IL - Illinois State Fair * / **
August 26 - Highland Park, IL - Ravinia Festival *
August 27 - Highland Park, IL - Ravinia Festival *
August 29 - St Paul, MN - Minnesota State Fair *
August 31 - Allentown, PA - The Great Allentown Fair *
September 01 - Essex Junction, VT - Champlain Valley Fair *

# Jewel is Special Guest for this show, Emmylou Harris will not be appearing
* Emmylou Harris and Lily and Madeleine will not be appearing
** Pre-sale & Public on sale TBA

HAVE YOU REDEEMED YOUR SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES CD OFFER?
Each online ticket purchased for John's Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Tour, with the exception of the fair & festival dates, includes (1) one physical copy of John's forthcoming Sad Clowns & Hillbillies album.

Everyone will want to hear John's new album, but ever more so if you are going to the show, so you can fully enjoy John's newest songs when played LIVE!
If you have not redeemed your bonus CD offer(s), yet, (and they are still waiting for you in the email sent by Ticketmaster or another ticketing service), don’t delay, do it today! You have, hopefully, heard the two amazing singles  "Grandview" & "Easy Target" off this record, and they are just the beginning teasers as part of this incredible album! Reedem NOW, to get your CD, on April 28th today! 
CD REDEMPTION INSTRUCTION OVERVIEW:
Approximately a week after your ticket purchase you will receive an email from your ticket seller with instructions on receiving your Sad Clowns & Hillbillies CD. Most of these will come from Ticketmaster.com & AXS.com, others will come from the venue or the ticket seller you purchased your tickets from. Be sure to seach your spam folder if you don't find the email. Also make sure to redeem all codes to receive a copy of the CD for each ticket purchased.
If you have not received instructions please forward your ticket order confirmation email to help@mellencamp.com 

 
PREORDER SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES WITH NEWBURY COMICS & RECEIVE AN AUTOGRAPHED POSTCARD! 
When you purchase John's new CD Sad Clowns & Hillbillies from Newbury Comics you receive a autographed Sad Clowns & Hillbillies postcard!  Order yours today before they run out! This item ships to U.S. addresses only, excluding California.

Track Listing:
1.Mobile Blue
2.Battle of Angels
3.Grandview featuring Martina McBride
4.Indigo Sunset featuring Carlene Carter
5.What Kind of Man am I? featuring Carlene Carter
6.All Night Talk Radio
7.Sugar Hill Mountain featuring Carlene Carter
8.You Are Blind
9.Damascus Road featuring Carlene Carter
10.Early Bird Café
11.Sad Clowns
12.My Soul’s Got Wings featuring Carlene Carter
13.Easy Target


 



 

JOHN TO HEADLINE SING ME BACK HOME: THE MUSIC OF MERLE HAGGARD THIS THURSDAY!
John will be a headliner of the Sing Me Back Home: The Music Of Merle Haggard, an all-star concert event taping at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday, April 6, 2017 in honor of what would have been Merle’s 80th birthday, and the one-year anniversary of his passing. John, along with Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, and Miranda Lambert, will headline the event with performances by Dierks Bentley, Hank Williams Jr., The Avett Brothers, Alison Krauss, Ronnie Dunn, Warren Haynes, Jamey Johnson, Kacey Musgraves, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lucinda Williams, Ben Haggard, John Anderson, and Bobby Bare. Additional performers to be announced in the coming weeks.

Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-745- 3000, all Ticketmaster locations, and the Bridgestone Arena Box Office.  For complete show details, please visit MusicofMerle.com. Read the complete press release on Mellencamp.com.



 



WATCH DELETED SCENES FROM JOHN'S APPEARANCE ON ROCK & ROLL ROADTRIP WITH SAMMY HAGAR
On the March 19th episode,  John was Sammy's guest on his show Rock & Roll Roadtrip on AXS TV.  Check out the deleted scenes content video that didn't make the cut HERE! In this clip, Sammy and John Mellencamp talk about John's close call with death as a child born with spina bifida and the huge impact of his grandmother's positivity during his childhood. Head to AXSTV.com for future airings of John's visit with Sammy HERE. 



 





 



SUPPORT JOHN'S NEW SINGLE "GRANDVIEW" AT RADIO!
John's newest single "Grandview" from Sad Clowns & Hillbillies has been sent to Adult Album Alternative (AAA/Triple A) and Classic Rock format radio stations. Call your local radio station and request "Grandview." Post on your local radio stations Facebook and Twitter pages to let them know how much you love this song and want to hear it on the radio! Watch the "Grandview" video below! 


 




 



Thank you for your continued support!!
TonyB & SharonC - The Mellencamp.com Web Team - help@mellencamp.com


9  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Ticket & Tour Questions / Re: CT 8/13/17 SHOW on: March 23, 2017, 09:05:37 am
Apparently I'm confused... trying to purchase pre-sale tix, says it ends tonight at 10pm.  I'm not seeing the password/code to purchase tickets.  I only saw ENDED next to the date.

Is pre-sale closed or not for CT 8/13?  Thanks.

Password is easytarget.  It is still going on. 
10  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Announcements & Updates / Mohegan Sun VIP Today at 10am / Boston, MA Show Announced on: March 22, 2017, 08:52:22 am
BOSTON, MA ON THE SUMMER TOUR SCHEDULE - NEW SHOW ANNOUNCED! John has added yet another date to his Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Tour! Join us at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion in Boston, MA on August 14th. Our Mellencamp.com pre-sale for regular seating is TOMORROW / Thursday at 10 AM EDT with our Mellencamp.com VIP Ticket Package pre-sale starting Friday at 10 AM EDT. Both pre-sales end Sunday, March 26th at 10 PM EDT. The Public onsale begins at 10 AM EDT on Monday, March 27th. Learn more about our pre-sale and VIP ticket packages HERE.  



MOHEGAN SUN ARENA VIP TICKET PACKAGES ON SALE AT 10AM!
Our Mellencamp.com members pre-sale for Mohegan Sun started yesterday at 10 AM EDT but we had a glitch with the ticket vendor! The VIP Ticket Pre-Sale will begin today / WEDNESDAY at 10 AM EDT. Don't miss out on the VIP Packages at this amazing venue! Get your Mellencamp.com pre-sale tickets before the public onsale on Friday, March 24th at 10 AM EDT. Learn more about our Mellencamp.com members only pre-sale HERE.

Tickets are currently on sale for most of John's shows for the Sad Clowns & Hillbillies tour! Every online ticket purchased for the June and July shows comes with one (1) physical CD of John Mellencamp's forthcoming album, Sad Clowns & Hillbillies. Redeem yours today! LEARN MORE

MELLENCAMP.COM SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES VIP TICKET PACKAGES
We are offering Front Row VIP Ticket Packages and Diamond VIP Packages for most shows on the Summer 2017 Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Tour. Limit of six (6) per order. To find out if your show has VIP packages offered, click the blue info icon on the Mellencamp.com TOUR page. Quantities are very limited so act quickly!

JOHN MELLENCAMP SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES 2017 SUMMER TOUR DATES
June 05 - Greenwood Village, CO - Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
June 07 - Boise, ID - Outlaw Field at the Idaho Botanical Garden
June 08 - Redmond, WA - Marymoor Park
June 10 - Troutdale, OR - McMenamins Edgefield #
June 11 - Bend, OR - Les Schwab Amphitheater #
June 13 - Saratoga, CA - The Mountain Winery **
June 14 - Saratoga, CA - The Mountain Winery **
June 17 - Murphys, CA - Ironstone Amphitheatre
June 18 - Los Angeles, CA - Greek Theatre
June 21 - Grand Prairie, TX - Verizon Theatre
June 22 - Sugar Land, TX - Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
June 24 - Saint Augustine, FL - Saint Augustine Amphitheatre
June 25 - Boca Raton, FL - Mizner Park Amphitheatre
June 27 - Atlanta, GA - Chastain Park Amphitheatre
June 28 - Cary, NC - Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre
June 30 - Gilford, NH - Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
July 01 - Lenox, MA - Tanglewood
July 03 - Vienna, VA - Wolf Trap
July 06 - Philadelphia, PA - The Mann Music Center
July 07 - Bethel, NY - Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
July 08 - Canandaigua, NY - CMAC
July 11 - New York, NY - Forest Hills Stadium
August 04 - West Allis, WI - Wisconsin State Fair *
August 05 - Davenport, IA - Mississippi Valley Fair *
August 13 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena *
August 14 - Boston, MA - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion *
August 19 - Des Moines, IA - Iowa State Fair *
August 20 - Springfield, IL - Illinois State Fair * / **
August 26 - Highland Park, IL - Ravinia Festival *
August 27 - Highland Park, IL - Ravinia Festival *
August 29 - St Paul, MN - Minnesota State Fair *
August 31 - Allentown, PA - The Great Allentown Fair *
September 01 - Essex Junction, VT - Champlain Valley Fair *

# Jewel is Special Guest for this show, Emmylou Harris will not be appearing
* Emmylou Harris and Lily and Madeleine will not be appearing
** Public & Pre-Sale Ticket on sale date To Be Announced

HAVE YOU REDEEMED YOUR SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES CD OFFER?
Each online ticket purchased for John's June through July concert dates includes (1) one physical copy of John's forthcoming Sad Clowns & Hillbillies album.

Everyone will want to hear John's new album, but even more so if you are going to a show, so you can fully enjoy John's newest songs when played LIVE!

If you have not redeemed your bonus CD offer(s) yet, don’t delay, do it today! You have, hopefully, heard the two amazing singles "Grandview" & "Easy Target" off this record, and they are just the beginning teasers as part of this incredible album! Redeem NOW to get your CD on April 28th!

CD REDEMPTION INSTRUCTION OVERVIEW:
Approximately a week after your ticket purchase you will receive an email from your ticket seller with instructions on how to receive your Sad Clowns & Hillbillies CD.  Most of these will come from Ticketmaster.com & AXS.com, others will come from the venue or the ticket seller from whom you purchased your tickets. Be sure to search your spam folder if you don't find the email. Also make sure to redeem all codes to receive a copy of the CD for each ticket purchased.

If you have not received instructions please email help@mellencamp.com



 



 

CMT CROSSROADS WITH JOHN & DARIUS RUCKER PREMIERES THIS FRIDAY!
John teams up with Darius Rucker for a new episode of CMT Crossroads premiering this Friday, March 24 at 10 PM. ET/PT on CMT.
Taped in front of a live audience at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Feb. 24, CMT Crossroads: John Mellencamp and Darius Rucker will feature collaborations from their extensive song catalogs, including Mellencamp’s “Pink Houses,” “Cherry Bomb” and his new single, “Grandview.”
They’ll also perform Rucker’s “Alright,” “Wagon Wheel” and “If I Told You,” along with “Hold My Hand,” one of Rucker’s hits from his tenure in Hootie & the Blowfish. Watch a preview of the two duetting on "Pink Houses" below.  


 




 



SUPPORT JOHN'S NEW SINGLE "GRANDVIEW" AT RADIO!
John's newest single "Grandview" from Sad Clowns & Hillbillies has been sent to Adult Album Alternative (AAA/Triple A) and Classic Rock format radio stations. Call your local radio station and request "Grandview." Post on your local radio stations Facebook and Twitter pages to let them know how much you love this song and want to hear it on the radio!


 



 
GET TARGET'S "SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES" EXCLUSIVE CD
When you purchase John's new CD Sad Clowns & Hillbillies at Target you get 2 exclusive acoustic bonus tracks. John recorded his hit single "Grandview" and "What Kind Of Man Am I?" as acoustic versions exclusively for Target! Purchase yours today.
Track Listing:
1.Mobile Blue
2.Battle of Angels
3.Grandview featuring Martina McBride
4.Indigo Sunset featuring Carlene Carter
5.What Kind of Man am I? featuring Carlene Carter
6.All Night Talk Radio
7.Sugar Hill Mountain featuring Carlene Carter
8.You Are Blind
9.Damascus Road featuring Carlene Carter
10.Early Bird Café
11.Sad Clowns
12.My Soul’s Got Wings featuring Carlene Carter
13.Easy Target
14.Grandview (Acoustic) - Bonus Track
15.What Kind of Man Am I? (Acoustic) - Bonus Track


 



Thank you for your continued support!!
TonyB & SharonC - The Mellencamp.com Web Team - help@mellencamp.com


11  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Announcements & Updates / VIP SEATS AT MOHEGAN SUN ARENA - TOMORROW AT 10AM on: March 21, 2017, 09:26:27 am
Sorry for the delay we had an issue with the ticket vendor.  Mohegan Sun Arena VIP Ticket packages are tomorrow at 10am EDT
12  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Announcements & Updates / CMT Crossroads Premieres Friday / Mohegan Sun Arena Pre-Sale Tomorrow on: March 20, 2017, 03:26:55 pm
CMT CROSSROADS WITH JOHN & DARIUS RUCKER PREMIERES THIS FRIDAY!
John teams up with Darius Rucker for a new episode of CMT Crossroads premiering this Friday, March 24 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CMT.

Taped in front of a live audience at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Feb. 24, CMT Crossroads: John Mellencamp and Darius Rucker will feature collaborations from their extensive song catalogs, including Mellencamp’s “Pink Houses,” “Cherry Bomb” and his new single, “Grandview.”

They’ll also perform Rucker’s “Alright,” “Wagon Wheel” and “If I Told You,” along with “Hold My Hand,” one of Rucker’s hits from his tenure in Hootie & the Blowfish. Watch a preview of the two duetting on "Pink Houses" below. 



MOHEGAN SUN ARENA ADDED TO THE SUMMER TOUR!
John has added the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT to his tour schedule this summer! The Mellencamp.com members pre-sale is Tuesday, March 21st at 10 AM EDT, with a public on sale on Friday, March 24th at 10 AM EDT. Learn more about our Mellencamp.com members only pre-sale HERE.

Tickets are currently on sale for most of John's shows for the Sad Clowns & Hillbillies tour!  Every online ticket purchased for the June and July shows comes with one (1) physical CD of John Mellencamp's forthcoming album, Sad Clowns & Hillbillies. Redeem yours today!  LEARN MORE

MELLENCAMP.COM SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES VIP TICKET PACKAGES
We are offering Front Row VIP Ticket Packages and Diamond VIP Packages for most shows on the Summer 2017 Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Tour. Limit of six (6) per order. To find out if your show has VIP packages offered, click the blue info icon on the Mellencamp.com TOUR page. Quantities are very limited so act quickly!

JOHN MELLENCAMP SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES 2017 SUMMER TOUR DATES
June 05 - Greenwood Village, CO - Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
June 07 - Boise, ID - Outlaw Field at the Idaho Botanical Garden
June 08 - Redmond, WA - Marymoor Park
June 10 - Troutdale, OR - McMenamins Edgefield #
June 11 - Bend, OR - Les Schwab Amphitheater #
June 13 - Saratoga, CA - The Mountain Winery **
June 14 - Saratoga, CA - The Mountain Winery **
June 17 - Murphys, CA - Ironstone Amphitheatre
June 18 - Los Angeles, CA - Greek Theatre
June 21 - Grand Prairie, TX - Verizon Theatre
June 22 - Sugar Land, TX - Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
June 24 - Saint Augustine, FL - Saint Augustine Amphitheatre
June 25 - Boca Raton, FL - Mizner Park Amphitheatre
June 27 - Atlanta, GA - Chastain Park Amphitheatre
June 28 - Cary, NC - Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre
June 30 - Gilford, NH - Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
July 01 - Lenox, MA - Tanglewood
July 03 - Vienna, VA - Wolf Trap
July 06 - Philadelphia, PA - The Mann Music Center
July 07 - Bethel, NY - Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
July 08 - Canandaigua, NY - CMAC
July 11 - New York, NY - Forest Hills Stadium
August 04 - West Allis, WI - Wisconsin State Fair *
August 05 - Davenport, IA - Mississippi Valley Fair *
August 13 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena *
August 19 - Des Moines, IA - Iowa State Fair *
August 20 - Springfield, IL - Illinois State Fair * / **
August 26 - Highland Park, IL - Ravinia Festival *
August 27 - Highland Park, IL - Ravinia Festival *
August 29 - St Paul, MN - Minnesota State Fair *
August 31 - Allentown, PA - The Great Allentown Fair *
September 01 - Essex Junction, VT - Champlain Valley Fair *

# Jewel is Special Guest for this show, Emmylou Harris will not be appearing
* Emmylou Harris and Lily and Madeleine will not be appearing
** Public & Pre-Sale Ticket on sale date To Be Announced

HAVE YOU REDEEMED YOUR SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES CD OFFER?
Each online ticket purchased for John's June through July concert dates includes (1) one physical copy of John's forthcoming Sad Clowns & Hillbillies album.

Everyone will want to hear John's new album, but ever more so if you are going to the show, so you can fully enjoy John's newest songs when played LIVE!

If you have not redeemed your bonus CD offer(s), yet, (and they are still waiting for you in the email sent by Ticketmaster or another ticketing service), don’t delay, do it today! You have, hopefully, heard the two amazing singles  "Grandview" & "Easy Target" off this record, and they are just the beginning teasers as part of this incredible album! Reedem NOW, to get your CD, on April 28th today!

CD REDEMPTION INSTRUCTION OVERVIEW:
Approximately a week after your ticket purchase you will receive an email from your ticket seller with instructions on receiving your Sad Clowns & Hillbillies CD.  Most of these will come from Ticketmaster.com & AXS.com, others will come from the venue or the ticket seller you purchased your tickets from. Be sure to seach your spam folder if you don't find the email. Also make sure to redeem all codes to receive a copy of the CD for each ticket purchased.

If you have not received instructions please email help@mellencamp.com



 



 
GET TARGET'S SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES EXCLUSIVE CD
When you purchase John's new CD Sad Clowns & Hillbillies at Target you get 2 exclusive acoustic bonus tracks. John recorded his hit single "Grandview" and "What Kind Of Man Am I?" acoustic version's exclusively for Target! Purchase your's today.
Track Listing:
1.Mobile Blue
2.Battle of Angels
3.Grandview featuring Martina McBride
4.Indigo Sunset featuring Carlene Carter
5.What Kind of Man am I? featuring Carlene Carter
6.All Night Talk Radio
7.Sugar Hill Mountain featuring Carlene Carter
8.You Are Blind
9.Damascus Road featuring Carlene Carter
10.Early Bird Café
11.Sad Clowns
12.My Soul’s Got Wings featuring Carlene Carter
13.Easy Target
14.Grandview (Acoustic) - Bonus Track
15.What Kind of Man Am I? (Acoustic) - Bonus Track


 



 




CMT NEWS: JOHN AND MARTINA MCBRIDE GO HEAD-TO-HEAD IN "GRANDVIEW"
John Mellencamp, the rock n’ roll icon who’s dominated the last 35+ years of music with massive hits like “Pink Houses,” “Small Town,” and “Jack & Diane,” continues to hold his place as one of American music’s most authentic voices and storytellers with his forthcoming album, Sad Clowns and Hillbillies. Available for pre- order HERE, the 13-song collection features the rousing “Grandview,” a duet with Martina McBride about young love and the American dream.  Watch "Grandview" HERE. 



Thank you for your continued support!!
TonyB & SharonC - The Mellencamp.com Web Team - help@mellencamp.com


13  MELLENCAMP DISCUSSION / All About John / Re: Tracklist for the new record? on: March 16, 2017, 08:35:35 am
Thanks, my man.

Looking forward to the album here.

TRACK LISTING:

MOBILE BLUE
BATTLE OF ANGELS
GRANDVIEW Featuring Martina McBride
INDIGO SUNSET
WHAT KIND OF MAN AM I
ALL NIGHT TALK RADIO
SUGAR HILL MOUNTAIN
YOU ARE BLIND
DAMASCUS ROAD
EARLY BIRD CAFÉ
SAD CLOWNS
MY SOUL’S GOT WINGS
EASY TARGET
14  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Announcements & Updates / JM Newsletter: John on Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar + Chicago Shows on: March 15, 2017, 01:23:19 pm
HAVE YOU REDEEMED YOUR SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES CD OFFER?
Each online ticket purchased for John's June through July concert dates includes (1) one physical copy of John's forthcoming Sad Clowns & Hillbillies album. 

Everyone will want to hear John's new album, but ever more so if you are going to the show, so you can fully enjoy John's newest songs when played LIVE!
If you have not redeemed your bonus CD offer(s), yet, (and they are still waiting for you in the email sent by Ticketmaster or another ticketing service), don’t delay, do it today! You have, hopefully, heard the two amazing singles  "Grandview" & "Easy Target" off this record, and they are just the beginning teasers as part of this incredible album! Reedem NOW, to get your CD, on April 28th today!

INSTRUCTION OVERVIEW:
Approximately a week after your ticket purchase you will receive an email from your ticket seller with instructions on receiving your Sad Clowns & Hillbillies CD.  Most of these will come from Ticketmaster.com & AXS.com, others will come from the venue or the ticket seller you purchased your tickets from. Be sure to seach your spam folder if you don't find the email.

If you have not received instructions please email help@mellencamp.com

JOHN ON AXS TV'S ROCK & ROLL ROAD TRIP WITH SAMMY HAGAR SUNDAY
John will be featured on AXS TV’s “Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar” on Episode 203 THIS Sunday, March 19 at 9 PM EDT, 8 p.m. CDT.  Hagar hooked up with Mellencamp in his hometown of Bloomington, Indiana, to chat about his life as a Grammy-winning folk rocker and critically-acclaimed painter. Watch a preview of the show https://www.axs.com/john-mellencamp-talks-about-life-as-an-artist-on-rock-roll-road-trip-w-115936  and read Sammy's blog including several photos from the filming of this episode http://www.redrocker.com/redheads/user/sammyhagar/blog/met-john-mellencamp-rock-roll-road-trip.

Subscribe to AXS TV HERE. You can find AXS on the following channels: AT&T U-VERSE: #1106 DIRECTV: #340 DISH: #167 VERIZON FiOS: #569. Check your local listing for channel and time.

AXS.TV FARM AID 2016 PREMIERE THIS SUNDAY
AXS TV will premiere Farm Aid 2016 this Sunday, March 19th, at 10 PM EDT featuring legends Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, and Dave Matthews. The special was filmed in Bristow, Virginia at the Jiffy Lube Live amphitheater last September, and features a sweet blend of established favorites and up-and-coming artists lending their voices to raise awareness about American farming families and the good food they grow. You can find out more about donating to Farm Aid via the charity’s official website.

Earlier in the day before, his appearances on Farm Aid 2016 and Sammy Hagar's show, John will appear on AXS TV's special - MusiCares® Person of the Year 2010: Neil Young. This airs on Sunday, March 19th 4:50 PM  EDT. The 2010 MusiCares® Person of the Year honored Neil Young for his inspiring work as a legendary singer, songwriter and performer. This annual gala also features John Mellencamp, Elvis Costello, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Elton John, Norah Jones, Lady Antebellum, Emmylou Harris and many more.

"GRANDVIEW" VIDEO ON CMT HOT 20 COUNTDOWN THIS WEEKEND!
"Grandview" John's new single off his forthcoming release, Sad Clowns & Hillbillies will premiere on the CMT.com Hot 20 Countdown this weekend! Tune in Saturday and Sunday morning at 9 AM EDT. Tweet CMT at #CMThot20 and post to their Facebook page @CMThot20countdown to let them know how much you love this video! Also, look for the video on CMT.com and the CMT Mobile app!

PUBLIC ON SALES FOR WOLFTRAP & CHASTAIN PARK BEGIN SATURDAY
Public tickets for John's performances on June 27th in Atlanta, GA and July 3rd in Vienna, VA, go on sale Saturday, March 18th at 10 AM EDT. Complete details on the TOUR page. Remember to redeem your Sad Clowns & Hillbillies CD offer when you receive your instructional email from the ticket seller!

TWO ADDITIONAL SUMMER TOUR DATES FOR CHICAGO ANNOUNCED!
John has added two summer tour dates to his schedule for two nights at the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, IL on August 26 & August 27th!  Mellencamp.com members pre-sale is May 2nd at 10 AM CDT, with a public on sale May 9th at 5 AM CDT. Tickets are available to donors beginning Wed. March 22nd. Visit ravinia.org for full details. Learn more about our Mellencamp.com members only pre-sale HERE.

Tickets are currently on sale for most of John's shows for the Sad Clowns & Hillbillies tour!  Every online ticket purchased for the June and July shows comes with one (1) physical CD of John Mellencamp's forthcoming album, Sad Clowns & Hillbillies. Redeem yours today!  LEARN MORE

MELLENCAMP.COM SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES VIP TICKET PACKAGES
We are offering Front Row VIP Ticket Packages and Diamond VIP Packages for most shows on the Summer 2017 Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Tour. Limit of six (6) per order. To find out if your show has VIP packages offered, click the blue info icon on the Mellencamp.com TOUR page. Quantities are very limited so act quickly!

JOHN MELLENCAMP SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES 2017 SUMMER TOUR DATES
June 05 - Greenwood Village, CO - Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
June 07 - Boise, ID - Outlaw Field at the Idaho Botanical Garden
June 08 - Redmond, WA - Marymoor Park
June 10 - Troutdale, OR - McMenamins Edgefield #
June 11 - Bend, OR - Les Schwab Amphitheater #
June 13 - Saratoga, CA - The Mountain Winery **
June 14 - Saratoga, CA - The Mountain Winery **
June 17 - Murphys, CA - Ironstone Amphitheatre
June 18 - Los Angeles, CA - Greek Theatre
June 21 - Grand Prairie, TX - Verizon Theatre
June 22 - Sugar Land, TX - Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
June 24 - Saint Augustine, FL - Saint Augustine Amphitheatre
June 25 - Boca Raton, FL - Mizner Park Amphitheatre
June 27 - Atlanta, GA - Chastain Park Amphitheatre
June 28 - Cary, NC - Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre
June 30 - Gilford, NH - Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
July 01 - Lenox, MA - Tanglewood
July 03 - Vienna, VA - Wolf Trap
July 06 - Philadelphia, PA - The Mann Music Center
July 07 - Bethel, NY - Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
July 08 - Canandaigua, NY - CMAC
July 11 - New York, NY - Forest Hills Stadium
August 04 - West Allis, WI - Wisconsin State Fair *
August 05 - Davenport, IA - Mississippi Valley Fair *
August 19 - Des Moines, IA - Iowa State Fair *
August 20 - Springfield, IL - Illinois State Fair * / **
August 26 - Highland Park, IL - Ravinia Festival *
August 27 - Highland Park, IL - Ravinia Festival *
August 29 - St Paul, MN - Minnesota State Fair *
August 31 - Allentown, PA - The Great Allentown Fair *
September 01 - Essex Junction, VT - Champlain Valley Fair *

# Jewel is Special Guest for this show, Emmylou Harris will not be appearing
* Emmylou Harris and Lily and Madeleine will not be appearing
** Public & Pre-Sale Ticket on sale date To Be Announced


Thank you for your continued support!!
TonyB & SharonC - The Mellencamp.com Web Team - help@mellencamp.com


15  MELLENCAMP.COM ANNOUNCEMENTS / Announcements & Updates / Mellencamp Newsletter: Presale Tickets today /CMT Preview on: March 13, 2017, 04:36:32 pm
Read the newsletter online https://t.e2ma.net/message/2oxbo/u6532d

PRE-SALE TICKETS FOR VIENNA, VA & ATLANTA, GA SHOWS BEGIN TODAY!
A Mellencamp.com free members only pre-sale will take place for John's Vienna, VA, performance TODAY,  Monday,  March 13th, at 10 AM EDT, and Tuesday, March 14th at 10 AM EDT for the Atlanta, GA show with, Public Tickets on sale for both shows, Saturday, March 18th at 10 AM EDT. Complete details on the TOUR page.

Tickets are currently on sale for most of John's shows for the Sad Clowns & Hillbillies tour!  Every online ticket purchased for the June and July shows comes with one (1) physical CD of John Mellencamp's forthcoming album, Sad Clowns & Hillbillies. Look for additional dates to be announced in the coming weeks in IL & CT. LEARN MORE

MELLENCAMP.COM SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES VIP TICKET PACKAGES
We are offering Front Row VIP Ticket Packages and Diamond VIP Packages for most shows on the Summer 2017 Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Tour. Limit of six (6) per order. To find out if your show has VIP packages offered, click the blue info icon on the Mellencamp.com TOUR page. Quantities are very limited so act quickly!

JOHN MELLENCAMP SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES 2017 SUMMER TOUR DATES
June 05 - Greenwood Village, CO - Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
June 07 - Boise, ID - Outlaw Field at the Idaho Botanical Garden
June 08 - Redmond, WA - Marymoor Park
June 10 - Troutdale, OR - McMenamins Edgefield #
June 11 - Bend, OR - Les Schwab Amphitheater #
June 13 - Saratoga, CA - The Mountain Winery **
June 14 - Saratoga, CA - The Mountain Winery **
June 17 - Murphys, CA - Ironstone Amphitheatre
June 18 - Los Angeles, CA - Greek Theatre
June 21 - Grand Prairie, TX - Verizon Theatre
June 22 - Sugar Land, TX - Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
June 24 - Saint Augustine, FL - Saint Augustine Amphitheatre
June 25 - Boca Raton, FL - Mizner Park Amphitheatre
June 27 - Atlanta, GA - Chastain Park Amphitheatre
June 28 - Cary, NC - Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre
June 30 - Gilford, NH - Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
July 01 - Lenox, MA - Tanglewood
July 03 - Vienna, VA - Wolf Trap
July 06 - Philadelphia, PA - The Mann Music Center
July 07 - Bethel, NY - Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
July 08 - Canandaigua, NY - CMAC
July 11 - New York, NY - Forest Hills Stadium
August 04 - West Allis, WI - Wisconsin State Fair *
August 05 - Davenport, IA - Mississippi Valley Fair *
August 19 - Des Moines, IA - Iowa State Fair *
August 20 - Springfield, IL - Illinois State Fair* / **
August 29 - St Paul, MN - Minnesota State Fair *
August 31 - Allentown, PA - The Great Allentown Fair *
September 01 - Essex Junction, VT - Champlain Valley Fair *

# Jewel is Special Guest for this show, Emmylou Harris will not be appearing
* Emmylou Harris and Lily and Madeleine will not be appearing
** Public & Pre-Sale Ticket on sale date To Be Announced

 
WATCH JOHN & DARIUS RUCKER PERFORM "PINK HOUSES" ON CMT CROSSROADS
Mellencamp recently recorded an episode of CMT Crossroads with Darius Rucker, and Rolling Stone Country has an exclusive of the two duetting on Mellencamp's 1983 hit "Pink Houses."

Mellencamp and Rucker's Crossroads episode airs Friday, March 24th on CMT.

http://www.mellencamp.com/news.html?n_id=2806
 

JOHN'S NEW SONG "GRANDVIEW" AT RADIO!
John's newest single "Grandview" from Sad Clowns & Hillbillies has been sent to Adult Album Alternative (AAA/Triple A) and Classic Rock format radio stations. Post on your local radio stations Facebook pages and Twitter pages to let them know how much you love this song!
Watch the official video on YouTube, share it with your friends on your social media pages,  and watch a live performance of John and Martina McBride from their appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon http://www.mellencamp.com/news.html?n_id=2798

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Pre-order Sad Clowns & Hillbillies https://republic.lnk.to/SadClownsHillbilliesWe  and get "Grandview" and "Easy Target" today!

Thank you for your continued support!! TonyB & SharonC - The Mellencamp.com Web Team - help@mellencamp.com
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